LawPRO Home
Careers

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is an insurance company that provides professional liability insurance to lawyers in private practice in Ontario and provides TitlePLUS title insurance coast-to-coast. We are a highly rated insurance company with an "A" rating from A. M. Best, a leading rating agency. Our central downtown location, our high-functioning professional staff, and our commitment to working with employees to help them realize their career development goals are company trademarks.

To see if your goals align with LAWPRO's Vision, Mission & Values, click on "Vision, Mission & Values".   To learn more about how LAWPRO acts on its commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen, see the LAWPRO Statement on Corporate Social Responsibility. You can also learn about LAWPRO's track record of accomplishments and service in our 15th anniversary brochure.

Jobs currently available at LAWPRO are listed below. For LAWPRO's guideline on screening and background checks click on "Screening Guideline".

Articling Positions 2015-2016
Claims Prevention and practicePRO Counsel
Program Coordinator (Bilingual)
Sales Manager, TitlePLUS

 

Job Title: Articling Positions 2015-2016: Reporting to Articling Principal

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company is offering two articling positions in Toronto for the 2015-2016 articling term.

The Articling Students will be assigned a mentor who will co-ordinate assignments and provide assistance and feedback. The articling program offers experience in the Claims Department for part of the year, with the balance spent in the Office of the General Counsel.

Some areas that the student will be responsible for are:

-legal research and memoranda on all areas of law, with an emphasis on solicitors’ risk management and liability and real estate law

-assisting legal counsel with pleadings, research, motions, and trial preparation

-preparing arbitration briefs and representing LAWPRO at arbitrations

-attendance at client meetings, pre-trial conferences, mediations, discoveries and trial

-assisting the TitlePLUS department with the underwriting of title insurance policies

-assisting LAWPRO Executive and Counsel with corporate, legal, compliance, communication and strategic risk matters

-participation in a comprehensive orientation program

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a law school graduate with excellent grades;
  • Have strong research, writing, and communication skills;
  • Be conversant with MS Office and Westlaw;
  • Be energetic, detail-oriented, and consistently successful at meeting deadlines

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Submit your resume and transcripts to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO)
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7
    Fax: (416)598-5807
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
top of the page
 

Job Title: Claims Prevention and practicePRO Counsel: Reporting to Vice President Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations

LAWPRO® is looking for a lawyer who is passionate about helping Ontario lawyers and paralegals avoid malpractice claims and succeed in the practice of law. This is a high profile opportunity for a dynamic individual who wants to bring change to the legal profession. You will become the public face and engine behind the practicePRO® program, our internationally recognized risk management and claims prevention initiative. This position reports to LAWPRO’s Vice President, Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations.

You will be responsible for:

•Ensuring the practicePRO message is heard by Ontario lawyers and paralegals through in-person, print and electronic channels

•Representing LAWPRO and delivering practicePRO content at CPD programs and conferences throughout Ontario

•Liaising and collaborating with both individuals and groups that are key LAWPRO stakeholders

•Writing interesting content on claims trends and issues affecting the legal profession

•Creating compelling risk management tools, checklists and resources

•Supporting electronic outreach efforts on our websites, the AvoidAClaim blog and social media channels

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have five or more years’ experience in legal practice
  • Have excellent oral and written communications skills and superlative presentation skills
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of legal technology and/or law practice management issues
  • Have advanced technology skills and active participation in social media
  • Be self-directed, well organized and able to juggle competing priorities and deadlines
  • Be licensed and in good standing as a lawyer in Ontario or another Canadian common law jurisdiction
  • Have the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends and to travel occasionally

It is preferred that the candidate:

    E-mail your resume to careers@lawpro.ca with Claims Prevention and practicePRO Counsel in the subject line.
top of the page
 

Job Title: Program Coordinator (Bilingual): Reporting to Manager, Customer Service & Underwriting
(Permanent Full-time)

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity company is a Toronto-based, professional liability insurer with a mandate to provide quality insurance services to our insured lawyers. As part of achieving our mandate, we are currently recruiting for a Program Coordinator (Bilingual).

The role of the Program Coordinator (Bilingual) is to provide written and verbal information on the insurance program to the members of the legal profession, and to be the main point of contact for inquiries in French. The information the Program Coordinator provides includes: information concerning insurance coverages for the lawyer, account information on premiums, and information on additional programs such as risk management. The successful candidate will be a high calibre individual who will receive intensive training about the program and the Company before answering any calls from the public.

Job Location:

The ideal candidate should:

  • be bilingual;
  • have a college or university degree;
  • have customer service experience;
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • have experience working in a team environment and in stressful situations;
  • have strong organizational skills and be used to working in volume situations;
  • have a proactive approach to work; and
  • have law, underwriting, or claims related experience, preferred.
  • We also welcome paralegals to apply.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send a resume today in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    P.O. Box 3
    Toronto, ON
    M5B 2L7
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    Fax: (416) 598-5807
top of the page
 

Job Title: Sales Manager, TitlePLUS: Reporting to Director, National Underwriting Policy and Department Head
(Full Time)

Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is looking for a dynamic and resourceful sales manager for its TitlePLUS® division. TitlePLUS title insurance is the only 100% Canadian-owned title insurance product in the market. The goal of the TitlePLUS program is to be the recognized and valued partner of the real estate lawyer, providing opportunities and support for the business of practising real estate law. The successful candidate will manage the sale of TitlePLUS products throughout Canada.

Responsibilities:

•Sales visits, including monitoring of staff performance and management of relationships with key accounts;

•Developing and implementing strategic sales plans and concepts;

•Managing a team of four sales staff;

•Sales goal setting, results review and reporting;

•Providing support for marketing and product development, including working with the Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations Department;

•Deploying salesstaff to sales targets and marketing events.

Job Location: Downtown Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a university degree in marketing, sales, business studies or a related area;
  • Have sales management experience, including sales campaigns and managing salespeople;
  • Have knowledge of the real estate market and mortgage lending industry;
  • Have knowledge of business and financial principles and excellent computer skills;
  • Have excellent leadership, team-building and presentation skills;
  • Be self-directed, well organized and able to juggle competing priorities and deadlines;
  • Be willing to travel approximately twice a month, and attend evening or weekend events as required.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    •Have knowledge of the legal profession and the issues facing real estate practitioners;
    Send their resume in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    Toronto, ON
    M5B 2L7
    E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
top of the page
 

Reply in confidence to:

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company
Attention: Human Resources Department
250 Yonge Street
Suite 3101, P.O. Box 3
Toronto, ON    M5B 2L7
E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
fax: 416-598-5807
Key DatesMore

October 31, 2014
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.

November 4, 2014
E-filing deadline: Renewal applications filed online on or before November 4 qualify for a $25 per lawyer e-filing discount applied to the 2015 insurance premium.

November 11, 2014
Renewal Application filing deadline: 2015 LAWPRO renewal applications filed after this date will be subject to a surcharge equal to 30 per cent of the base premium.


 

© 2014 Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO). All Rights Reserved.

Privacy  |  Legal  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Refunds & Returns  |  Feedback  |  Accessibility  |  Anti-Spam